father figure

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a man who takes over all the functions of the real father

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The 22-year-old actor also clarified that he was 'not looking for a father figure in my life right now.
A], November 25 ( ANI ): Oscar-winning actor Denzel Washington believes that it is important for young men to have a father figure in their life.
We are asking people to sign up to the campaign to create a united voice for father figures, sharing their knowledge and experiences for the benefit of society.
He was a father figure to his nieces and nephews, specially to the children of his brother who died years ago," said Michael Yadgar.
In contrast to Stevens and the even more threatening father figure of Nub Gowrie, Beauchamp's example allows Chick to think about matters of race, class, and history outside of the dichotomies that trap his uncle, and, indeed, most of Jefferson.
Turtle, but wise Told rat above, is the foursome's adopted father figure who instructs them in the ways of the 6 6SHREDDER THE Turtles' 6arch enemy T arch enemy wears a suit of armour vaguely based on a Japanese samurai.
He was very much a father figure and a mentor to me.
FATHER FIGURE (BBC One, Wednesday, regions vary) IF you could have any celeb as a surrogate dad, who would you choose?
Davie Weir was like a father figure to Danny Wilson when he was a kid breaking into the Rangers first team.
Bay Area children ages 5 through 17 are invited to submit essays describing why their father or father figure should be selected for the prestigious Top Dads Award.
DALLAS actor Jesse Metcalfe says he has found a father figure in his co-star Patrick Duffy.
So, it is the day to make one's daddy, and all the other men who have played the father figure in one's life - say grandpa, stepfather and even elder brother, feel really special.
The majority of participants (89%) were the biological father of the child, but 6% were the child's stepfather, and 5% were some other type of father figure to the child.
Faith features some of George's greatest songs including Father Figure, One More Try, Faith, Kissing A Fool and I Want Your Sex.